PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Lancers post win over KMS

KERKHOVEN – Bryce Gorder threw eight strikeouts in a complete game effort as Canby topped Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 11-2 on Tuesday afternoon.

Kristian Leppke went a perfect 2-for-2 from the plate with three RBI and two runs scored to lead the Lancers from the plate. Tanner Kack was 2-for-4 with a triple, RBI and three runs scored.

Canby closes their season on Thursday when they travel to play Dawson-Boyd.



HITTING: Canby (Riley Full 2-for-5, three runs; Tanner Kack 2-for-4, triple, single, RBI, three runs; Adam Durfee 2-for-5, two singles, RBI, run; Kristian Leppke 2-for-2, double, single, three RBI, two runs; Brett Jelen 2-for-4, two singles, two RBI, run; Bryce Gorder 2-for-4, double, single, two RBI, run; Christian Full 1-for-4, double, RBI); Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg (Jordan Engler 2-for-3, two singles, two runs; Rylan Hatlestad 2-for-4, two singles, two RBI; Brett Petersen 1-for-3, single).

PITCHING (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Canby (Bryce Gorder (W) 7-5-2-2-3-8); Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg (Rylan Hatlestad (L) 4-8-7-3-3-7; Jake Magaard 3-5-4-4-3-4).


CLARA CITY – Jordan Towne went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI to help Tracy-Milroy-Balaton defeat MACCRAY 5-2 on Tuesday.

Brady Lanoue added a RBI on 2-for-3 hitting from the plate.

Spencer Smith picked up the win in relief duty, allowing just two hits in 3 1/3 innings.



HITTING: Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (Lanoue 2-for-3, RBI; Towne 2-for-3, double, two RBI); MACCRAY (Aviles 1-for-5, RBI; Abraham 2-for-3).

PITCHING (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (Carlson 3-5-2-1-4-3; Smith 3 1/3-2-0-0-2-3; Carlson 0 2/3-0-0-0-0-1); MACCRAY (Moffenbier 7-9-5-4-4-5).


SLAYTON – Nick Petersen hit a home run and drove in four Rebel teammates as Murray County Central defeated Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian 7-5 on Tuesday.

Paul Mesner added two hits and a RBI for the Rebels, who improved to 8-4 on the season, including 5-3 in the Red Rock Conference.

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HITTING: Murray County Central (Paul Mesner 2-for-3, two singles, RBI; Nick Petersen 3-for-3, HR, two singles, four RBI).

PITCHING (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Murray County Central (Mesner 4 1/3-5-3-3-2-7; Woldt 2 2/3-3-2-0-2-6).

Lakeview 5, RTR 1, 8 innings

TYLER – Lakeview took a 5-1 win in eight innings over Russell-Tyler-Ruthon on Tueday. The game was tied at 1-1 after seven innings before the Lakers poured in four runs in the top of the 8th inning. Cody St. Aubin had an RBI and a double for the Lakers and Travis Varpness finished the game with two RBI.

Lakeview also got RBI from Brad Boerboom and Seth Plotz.

RTR managed just one hit in the game and it came on a Mitch Hurst single and Brandon Verly recorded the lone RBI.

Seth Boerboom picked up the win on the mound as he pitched seven innings and struck out two while walking just one and allowing one walk and one hit.

Verly was saddled with the loss, despite striking out 11 batters.

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HITTING: Lakeview (St. Aubin 2-for-5, double, RBI, run; Varpness, 1-for-5, two RBI; B. Boerboom 2-for-2, RBI; Plotz 1-for-4, RBI, run; Rausch 2-for-3, run; Berg 0-for-3, run; Nue 0-1, run) Russell-Tyler-Ruthton (Hurst 1-for-3, RBI; Verly 0-for-1, run).

PITCHING: Lakeview (S. Boerboom 7-1-1-1-1-2) Russell-Tyler-Ruthton (Verly 8-8-5-5-6-11).


MINNEOTA- Minneota/Lincoln HI fell 7-5, losing at home to Lac que Parle Valley Tuesday night. Brandon Hill provided the only extra base hit for the Eagles, going 2-for-5 with a double.

Peyton Nuy finished 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBI while Austin Buysse finished 1-for-4 with an RBI and Brock Buysse was 1-for-2 with one RBI.

Austin Haas picked up the win on the mound, striking out three and walking one. Alec Engler recorded four strikeouts in the loss. With the loss, Minneota/Lincoln HI moves to 6-8 and will take on Dawson-Boyd on Thursday.

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HITTING: Lac qui Parle Valley (Hill 2-for-5, double) Minneota/Lincoln HI (2-for-3, two double, two RBI; A. Buysse 1-for-4, RBI; B. Buysse 1-for-2, RBI).

PITCHING: Lac qui Parle Valley (Haas 7-8-5-4-1-3) Minneota/Lincoln HI (Engler 6 1/3-11-7-5-5-4).

Adrian 9, RRC/WWG 8, 8 innings

WESTBROOK – Adrian used a late rally to defeat Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove 9-8 in eight innings on Tuesday.

Adrian scored four runs in the seventh to take a one-run lead before RRC/WWG tied it up to send the game to extra innings.

After Logan Rogers reached on a flyball error to leadoff the eighth for Adrian, they drew three consecutive walks to bring Rogers in as the game-winning run.

With the loss, RRC/WWG drops to 4-7, and 3-6 in Red Rock play.


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HITTING: Adrian (2-for-5, double, single, four RBI); Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove (Colby Davis 2-for-5, two doubles).

PITCHING (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO): Adrian (Jordan Betrand 4-2-3-N/A-N/A-3); Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove (Brakken Bierl 4-4-4-N/A-N/A-N/A).

ACGC 2-5, YME 1-4

GROVE CITY – Yellow Medicine East dropped a pair of game against Atwater-Cosmos- Grove City Tuesday night, falling 2-1 in the first contest and 5-4 in the second. In the second contest, they held a 4-2 lead in the top of the 7th before fielding errors helped ACGC rally for three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning.

In game one, Brody Larson had the lone RBI for ACGC while David Kinzler, Jordan Nelson, Colton Minnick and Brett Busskohl all contributed one hit.

Dylan Johnson doubled for YME in the contest while Grady Rydeen had a hit and Joe Sannerud had the RBI on a sacrifice fly.

Larson picked up the win on the mound as he struck out nine while Austin Vikander suffered the loss, striking out five and walking three.

In game two, Sannerud and Blake Lindstrom each tallied RBI while Johnson, Vikander and Zach Fischer all had hits.

Larson tallied the RBI for the Falcons while Kinzler, Nelson, Minnick and Dengerud all finished with one hit.

Kinzler was the winning pitcher and pitched 4 1/3 innings, striking out three while walking four. Lindstrom was saddled with the loss for YME. He gave up five hits in seven innings of work.

Game 1

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HITTING: Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City (Kintzler 1-for-3, Nelson 1-for-2, Minnick 1-for-2, Larson 1-for-2, RBI; Busskohl 1-for-1) Yellow Medicine East (Johnson 1-for-2; Rydeen 1-for-2; Sannerd 0-1, RBI, sacrifice fly).

PITCHING: Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City (Larson 5-2-1-1-3-9) Yellow Medicine East (Vikander 5-5-2-2-3-5).

Game 2

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HITTING: Yellow Medicine East (1-for-2, RBI; Sannerd 1-for-3, RBI; Johnson 1-for-3, Vikander 1-for-2; Fischer 1-for-2). Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City (Kintzler 1-for-2, Nelson 1-for-2; Minnick 1-for-2; Dengerud 1-for-2; Larson 1-for-2; RBI).

GFW 13-14, Wabasso 1-1

FAIRFAX – Wabasso stuggled to contain a run-producing Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop lineup, losing both games 13-1 and 14-1 in five innings. In game one, Jaden Katzenmeyer, Zach Black and Seth Schuette each drove home two runs for GFW while Kolten Pingeon, Gustavo Munoz, Manny Randle, and Cody Huiras each had one RBI.

Josh Altermatt had the lone RBI for the Rabbits in game one and Dirk Pistulka took the loss on the mound.

In game two, Eichten had the lone RBI for the Rabbits. Katzenmeyer drove in four RBI for GFW while they got two each from Munoz, Pingeon, Black and Schuette. Cody and Nolan Huiras each had one RBI.

Game 1


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HITTING: Wabasso (J. Altermatt 1-for-1, RBI; Eichten 1-for-2, run) Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop (Katzenmeyer 2-for-3, RBI, run; Black 1-for-3, two RBi, run; Schuette 2-for-3, two RBI, two runs; N. Huiras 2-for-3, RBI, run; C. Huiras 0-for-1, RBI, two runs; Randle 1-for-2, RBI, two runs; Pringeon 0-for-2, RBI, run; Howe 1-for-2, run).

PITCHING: Wabasso (2-4-0-0-2-1) Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop (Buettner 5-2-0-0-1-6).

Game 2



HITTING: Wabasso (Eichten 1-for-2, RBI; Klann 1-for-1, run) Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop (Katzenmeyer 3-for-5, four RBI, two runs; Munoz 1-for-2, two RBI, two runs; Pringeon 2-for-5, two RBI; Black 1-for-4, two RBI; Howe 1-for-4, two runs; Buettner 1-for-2, two runs; C. Huiras 0-for-4, RBI, run; Schuette 2-for-3, two RBI, three runs; N. Huiras 1-for-3, run, RBI).

PITCHING: Wabasso (J. Altermatt 4-5-5-5-3-5) Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop (N. Huiras 6-3-1-1-2-4).